Gervais


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Gervais

(ˌdʒʃzːˈveɪz)
n
(Biography) Ricky. born 1961, British comedian, writer, and actor; his TV series include The Office (2001–03), and Extras (2005–07)
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References in classic literature ?
The other guests were Gervais, Magnitski, and Stolypin.
Gervais laughed softly with a hissing chuckle, and Speranski in a high-pitched staccato manner.
Gervais gave a long account of an official revision, remarkable for the stupidity of everybody concerned.
Gervais," replied D'Artagnan, "from behind which the Rochellais annoyed our workmen."
Gervais, and we will remain there an hour, by the watch, whatever the enemy may do to dislodge us."
Gervais, followed by Grimaud, who carried the basket, ignorant of where he was going but in the passive obedience which Athos had taught him not even thinking of asking.
Do you remember the history of the Bastion Saint- Gervais, captain?"
captain," replied the latter, "I do not tell you that they have not with them two or three men, as the musketeers of the Bastion Saint- Gervais had two or three lackeys; but, believe me, captain, I have seen these men, I have been taken prisoner by them - I know they themselves alone are all-sufficient to destroy an army."
Gervais, Athos, and the napkin which was converted into a banner?" and he then related to Raoul the story of the bastion, and Raoul fancied he was listening to one of those deeds of arms belonging to days of chivalry, so gloriously recounted by Tasso and Ariosto.
Gervais states that the Didelphis crancrivora is found there.
Ricky Gervais returned to Cardiff's Motorpoint Arena last night for the first of two dates in the Welsh capital with his SuperNature tour.